What is the UKSDC?
The UK Space Design Competition is a science and engineering competition designed as a simulation of life in industry. Open to students in Years 10 to 13, the UKSDC aims to enable students to experience the vast potential and valuable opportunities available through future study, or even a career, in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths).
Thank you to all the video entrants – you gave our judges a difficult task. If you were unsuccessful, please try again next year. If you are off to university, or on a gap year, we would welcome you as an alumni at our regional competitions. Please join our facebook site, and look out for
…..closes on Monday the 18th of December at midnight! (Any queries about submission of work, please email firstname.lastname@example.org)
…..but the Video Competition can still earn places in the final! If you were unable to join us in the Regionals, or didn’t gain a place in the final, please consider sending in a video. You have until December the 18th to submit your work. (Please email email@example.com if you need any information)
There are spaces left for Westminster Academy, University of Oxford, South England at Bede’s School, University of Swansea and University of Derby as well as northern England and Scotland.
There is only one team place left. Oxford has several spaces left, South England and Westminster have limited spaces left.
The central London regional held at Imperial College on December 2 has 20 remaining places. Registration has just opened, school is not in session, yet registrations are coming in fast. There are a lot of places with 9 regionals spread throughout the UK with 80 students participating in each. That’s 720 places. With registration just
With the registration just open and with the August holiday season in high gear, one would not expect that 122 registrations would have already been made. Of course there are 720 total spots over the nine regional locations. But for males, one of those competitions is female only so there are less male openings. Imperial
Luke Tattersall, supervisor What a crazy 48 hours. The students from the UK and EU teams are now sleep-deprived, hungry and, let’s be honest, a little disappointed. After two days and the best part of a night preparing their presentations, it was judgement day. The teams lined up at the KSC and presented their versions
Helen Oliver, co-ordinating supervisor The students are working like mad, for Venus is a cruel mistress. Please excuse our spacedust, your news service will resume as developments unfold.
Brian Kong, leader of the EU team Shopping day! Time for Team EU to experience the “mall” culture of the US of A! We thought 6 hours of shopping would be far too long, meant for someone else but not for us. But then we saw the sales, and now we’re all believers! By the
Students will never forget the people they meet, the friends they make or the supporters that helped them in their early life. Sponsoring the SSEF is not a one way street. It is as good for you and your future as it is for the young designers and explorers of tomorrow.